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Top Nutrition Tips for Busy Mums

Written by Vicki Ma (Accredited Practising Dietitian and Sports Dietitian) Finding the time, energy and motivation to eat healthy and exercise can be difficult at the best of times, especially if you’re a busy mum trying to balance raising active kids and meeting work demands. We tend to neglect ourselves and put our needs on …

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How to Create Healthy Eating Habits

Written by Accredited Practising Dietitian Vicki Foord Over the eight years of practising as a clinical Dietitian, I’ve seen countless clients successfully achieve their health and well-being goals. Here are some of the most common nutrition tips I provide in my private practice: Ditch the diets: fad diets might bring rapid weight loss, but you …

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Beware of the fat-free promise

Written by Vicki Foord (Accredited Practising Dietitian) Do you feel overwhelmed by the enormous amounts of low-fat or no-fat products in the supermarket? What does it actually mean when a product is labelled as “low-fat” or “fat-free”. Some manufacturers make claims that are designed to attract your attention and make you choose their product over …

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Do Fat Burning Foods Really Exist?

Written by Vicki Ma (Accredited Practising Dietitian and Sports Dietitian) I know, sounds too good to be true right? But there are certain foods that could potentially help speed up your metabolism and accelerate weight loss. Green tea, coffee, chilli, nuts and dairy products have all been touted as “fat-burning” foods. Do these really work? …

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Food and Nutrition in Pregnancy

Written by Vicki Ma (Accredited Practising Dietitian and Sports Dietitian) What you eat during pregnancy affects your developing baby. During this time, it is important for you to have the right nutrition for you and your growing baby. Pregnancy places extra nutritional demands on your body, but this doesn’t mean you need to ‘eat for …

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A Guide to Improve Gut Health

Written by Vicki Ma (APD & Sports Dietitian) Don’t be grossed out – these little guys living in our stomach are our friends! The 1000 little bacteria species in our intestine are just trying to help us out. Why should you care? Believe it or not, these little guys in our stomach can have major …

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